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Dodo to refund $360k to 16,000 customers

Dodo has agreed to refund $360,000 to about 16,000 customers who incurred excess data charges after signing up for NBN plans advertised as "perfect for streaming".

Festival doctors not discussed: organiser

A Sydney music festival director has told a coroner he didn't speak to the medical services contractor about the doctors who would be there or their past experience.

Retailers optimistic but confidence dips

Extra cash will start flowing into Australians' pockets within days but while retailers hope they spend up big, a new report says confidence in the economy is dropping.

NKorea nuclear freeze at start of talks:US

The US State Department says it hopes to see a freeze in the North Korean nuclear program as the start of a process of denuclearisation, ahead of fresh talks with Pyongyang likely to take place this month.

Frydenberg refuses to commit $300m for NT

Northern Territory Treasurer Nicole Manison has walked away empty-handed after asking her federal counterpart Josh Frydenberg for $300 million for a ship lift at their first meeting since the election.